Leipzig/Halle Airport sees double-digit growth and record freight volumes

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) recorded the strongest growth in volumes of air freight in September for eight years: the increase amounted…

British Airways Airbus A320 returns to London Heathrow after “smell of burning” and some crew feeling unwell

On 21 October, a British Airways Airbus A320 (registered G-EUYD) operated flight BA2596 between London Heathrow, United Kingdom, and Verona,…

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touches asteroid

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm Tuesday, and in a first…

Lufthansa Group reports preliminary results for the third quarter – Cost reductions decrease operating loss compared to previous quarter

The corona crisis continued to have a considerable impact on Lufthansa Group's earnings development in the third quarter of 2020.…

COVID-19 restrictions pushed Finland’s air traffic passenger volumes to a new decline in September

The passenger volume of Finavia’s airports fell by 90 per cent in September compared to the previous year. Finavia’s statistics…

Singapore Airlines to begin non-stop services to New York’s JFK International Airport, its longest route

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will return to New York on 9 November 2020, when it launches non-stop flights between Singapore and…

Naval Air Station Lemoore Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet crashes during routine flight, pilot safely ejects

On 20 October, a Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore experienced a mishap during a routine training…

Cathay Pacific Group will cease Cathay Dragon operations, and reduce workforce and passenger capacity as it adapts to the new travel reality

The Cathay Pacific Group today announces a corporate restructuring in response to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on…

Moscow Domodedovo Airport welcomed 2.1 million passengers in September (+15.6% on domestic flights)

Domestic passenger traffic grew to over 1.8 million, a 15.6% year-over-year increase. Simferopol, Sochi, Anapa, Saint Petersburg, and Krasnodar were…

Embraer delivers 7 commercial and 21 executive jets in the third quarter of 2020

Embraer delivered a total of 28 jets in the third quarter of 2020, of which seven were commercial aircraft and…

Air Belgium flies two Airbus A340s to Tarbes-Lourdes for long-term storage

Yesterday, Air Belgium A340-300 registered OO-ABD took off from Brussels South Charleroi with destination Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées airport in southern France. Air…

Euramec recycles A320 cockpit from Aerocircular into flight simulator

Euramec leads the way in smart Flight Simulation upcycling with a cost-saving A320 Cockpit Refurbishing Programme for ‘New Era in…

[New Book] A380 Air France under the lens of Pol Bacquet – Portrait

A380 Air France under the lens of Pol Bacquet - Portrait With these COVID times, we are all having to…

Happy International Air Traffic Controller Day!

20 October, the International Day of the Air Traffic Controller, celebrates the men and women who 24/7 help make air…

Nokia selected by NASA to build first-ever cellular network on the Moon

LTE/4G technology promises to revolutionise lunar surface communications by delivering reliable, high data rates while containing power, size and cost.…

9,900 extras have tested out Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) ready for commissioning

Berlin Brandenburg Airport has undergone all preparations for a successful commissioning. All permits have been granted, all processes have been…

European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) selects Airbus and IAI for Maritime Aerial Surveillance with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

Contract awarded following several successful trials over the past years for Maritime Aerial Surveillance services with RPAS Successful partnership between…

Sonaca 200 obtains SPHAIR certification from the Swiss Air Force

The Swiss Air Force has certified the Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro for the initial aptitude assessment programme called “SPHAIR”. The…

Finnair cuts approximately 700 jobs, long-term temporary layoffs continue for thousands of Finnair employees

Finnair has completed the co-operation process started in September on its plans to reduce up to 1,000 jobs, to make…

KLM reopens voluntary resignation scheme as airline anticipates further market deterioration

Yesterday (19 October), KLM reopened a voluntary resignation scheme (Vrijwillige Vertrekregeling 2020) targeting specific divisions and departments in order to…

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